Brett Mauney, national technical manager for Merkrete, differentiates between large-format tile and large and heavy tile (LHT), talks proper subfloor prep and points to the right materials for the job.
Architectural Surfaces, an importer and distributor of natural stone, engineered stone and tile for residential and commercial applications out of Austin, Texas, partners with Ceramic Matrix, a Florida-based distributor of tile, pavers, and slabs including stone, porcelain, and glass.
The standards found in the ANSI (American National Standards Institute) A108.02 document provide the installation method standards used to provide a good looking and long-lasting tile project. When they are followed, the job is headed for success, but when they are not followed, it may be doomed from the beginning.
Industry veteran Greg Schmitz of Fishman Flooring Solutions, shares his thoughts on increasingly popular advanced tiles and some of the important considerations for installing them, including some newly introduced products that facilitate their installation.